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. jacki next with a healthcare corner and the latest in the real housewives sitcom. >> stephanie: on "the stephanie miller show." i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> of course all of my relatives will be over for thanksgiving dinner. i know they will. they're circling over the house now. >> stephanie: jim was so cute for the party. he brings his box of harmonicas and then it rained. [ wah wah ] bring them for thanksgiving. we're going to play some music. eat some turkey. drink some -- >> drink some stuff. >> stuff? >> stephanie: okay. all right. lots to get to here. hello jacki schechner again. >> good morning. >> stephanie: are you going home to your real family? not your work family. >> yes. i'm going home to my real family for thanksgiving. >> stephanie: fine! [ wah wah ] >> i've been working out extra hard so i can eat seconds and thirds of my mother's stuffing. it is extraordinary. >> stephanie: what's in the mrs.
's producing safer food products from the beef industry and better hygiene among healthcare professionals who sometimes forget the basics, such as washing hands after treating patients. the company that makes camera systems that watch over you says they're also watching out for you in terms of consumer protection. that's according to adam aronson, whose company, arrowsight, watches by remote camera half of the beef industry and meat processors such as osi. "if osi can improve productivity by 10%, there's opportunities for other industries like this." it took the largest meat recall in history in 2008 to bring cameras into meat packing to the extent that exists today. in three years, arrowsight went from having cameras in one meat packing facility to 30 of them - not to mention other manufacturers and fast-food restaurants. "it sounds big brother-ish. that's usually the first comment we hear, and it's the right question. we're trying to get people to do a better job." aronson admits management requests cameras, not workers. but when it comes to improving efficiency, faster is not always better
, and the healthcare sector was one condition in which it was never right, and similar to my own work on economics of asymmetric information -- >> core understanding. >> what it showed is the reasonable the invisible hand seems invisible is that it's not there. and this gesture is a real case on point. >> just to add, all abstract reasoning, but thenk at reality and it's overwhelming. the -- looking across countries can the united states has the most market oriented healthcare system and the most expensive without getting better results. >> we're ranked 37th in the world in the world health organization in terms of quality. >> within the united states, although medicare is very expensive, it has been much more successful at cost control than private insurers have been, medicaid even more successful, and the crazy thing about america, we actually have everything -- all possible systems of some version here. the veterans health administration, which is true socialized medicine, the doctors are government employees -- is incredibly efficient relative to the rest of the health care system. >> you did
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. house speaker john boehner sending an ultimatum to the president saying his healthcare plan has to be on the table as congress works to avoid a fiscal cliff. >> a new report of the death of usama bin laden reveals shadowy details of the at-sea burial of the world's most wanted terrorist. a cloud hanging over excited shoppers on black friday as workers at the nation's largest retailer get ready for a possible walkout on the busiest shopping day of the year. heather: we can see groups of walmart employees demanding higher pay and better benefits and urging employees to walk out if the demand are not met. with the national labor relations board holding off on a ruling until after thanksgiving, it looks like thousands of shoppers could see serious disruptions. james rosen live for us in our d.c. bureau. >> reporter: heather and rick, happy thanksgiving to you it's an unusual situation when walmart seeks protection from the national labor relations board. that agency was only handed this case last friday. federal investigators have been deposing witnesses and reviewing documents in a
, it is deplorable. it is a shame. when the republicans ran government, they never did anything for a healthcare plan. host: will in oxnzrdard, california. guest: it is obvious where he is coming from. medicare and social security has helped bring a lot of seniors out of poverty. there are social security scare tactics used. i call itmedi-scare. -- call it medi-scare. in 1996, the came forth with a plan to fix medicare. they know it is one to go broke. it is 10 or 12 years away from insolvency. even president obama's chief of staff said it may be only five years before it is insolvent. in 1996, the republicans came forth with a plan. they said this is an attempt to try to fix medicare to keep it viable and alive for future generations. the nancy pelosi of that day, richard gephardt said they are trying to dismantle social security and drive it over the cliff. the washington post is known as a leftist-center paper. the washington post said dick bull.dt's charges were they said they are trying to attack republicans. half to come together and fix this problem. that was 1996 and we are 15 years closer to
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healthcare premiums skyrocket year after year. unfair labor is being denied the hours needed to support your family. >> historically, the plaintiff's bar has viewed wal-mart as being a place where employees are exploited, low paid, long working hours no job security. >> for its part the united food and commercial workers union says wal-mart is just grasping at straws here, greg. >> greg: they make about $10 to $11 an hour which is fairly consistent with retail. we have been waiting for a ruling from the national labor relations board. do we have any idea how that ruling might go? >> well, the math does not bode well for wal-mart. the nlrb is presently comprised of three board members. three democrats and one republic. of the democrats two were placed on the boarded by president obama as recess appointments. the complaint here was filed in little rock. it's the memphis regional office of the nlrb that has handled the investigation thus far. they have been deposing witnesses and reviewing documents typically a complaint like this takes about six weeks to adjudicate. the board said it could pro
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the sequester went into affect. host: tricare, the health-care system for military personnel, that would be impacted. guest: that would be subject to the same 9.4% across-the-board cut as the rest of defense. tricare for life, which affects military retirees, that is exempted. it does not mean immediately everybody's premiums would increase, but it does mean providers and insurers would be subject to that cut. that whatever affects on the benefits they provide to the troops. host: how does tricare work right now? guest: tricare is the military's broad health benefits program, the same as the federal employees, or similar to the federal employees health benefits program on the civilian side. it provides health insurance for military service members. host: with getting phone calls. independent caller from massachusetts, marc. caller: good morning. happy black friday. with respect to sequestration, i just learned about it this morning, i guess it is a lot like what happened last year, it just threats and everybody is jumping. in reality, are there not certain cuts that can be made without t
about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help pay some of the difference. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now to request a free decision guide to help you understand medicare. and which aarp medicare supplement plan might work best for you. there's a range to choose from, depending on your needs and your budget. and they all travel with you -- anywhere in the country. best of all, you'll be joining the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. ♪ remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to choose any doctor or hospital that accepts m
from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >> steve: this is a fox news alert and a story we've been telling you about. benghazi, libya, security chief shot dead overnight in a hail of gun fire while returning home from work. according to libya's deputy interior minister, it is unclear who is behind the assassination. this comes as the directsor of national intelligence claimed he removed specific references, his office did, to al-qaeda from the benghazi talking points. with the agreement of the f.b.i. and the c.i.a. does this change the investigation?
like the rest of america is supposed to survive. the health-care debate i am afraid is going to put me into poverty in a matter of time if i do not acquire the insurance. they are going to levy the tax is against my home, and after three years it will be so high, i'm afraid they will take my home. that puts me in the poverty. i'm kind of wondering what the thoughts and views on that would be. host: elizabeth lower-basch, anything you would like to respond to? guest: these under the health care act for not buying insurance are -- penalties under the health care act for not buying insurance are quite modest. it is higher than people can afford, it is waived. that has been overblown. there has been an of hot air about the health care law, and it does not get -- there has been a lot of hot air about the health care law. host: our last call comes from michael vincent in staten island. hi, michael. caller: good morning to all, and thank you very much, peter. i just saw your last name for the first time, and i'm the sure i can say -- [speaking norwegian] i am disabled, i am on food stamps. i
real promise. >> there is analogy to healthcare. these are essential to our economy right now. and it seems they are going to involve a big government role because the private sector isn't going to always do them. but right now it seems like they don't have what market discipline can provide. they don't have a t lot of accountability or competition. sit right to think of it what we want to do is inject more competition into higher education or is that not the right way to think of the problem? >> absolutely we want to put more competition in. i don't think it will be the type of competition you see in restaurants where lots of them go out of business and the ones who are good create a chain and are big. you won't see that because the ability to have somebody new come in -- the accreditation people make it almost impossible for somebody new to come in. so what you will see is share shifting if you have the right measures between the right actors. so competition in the university presidents are competitive, not to maximize profit but there is a certain element of what they are d
: great question. i have not engaged with the health-care industry at all regarding that. that is something that needs to be considered. there is a lot of movement toward standardized medical records and the information sharing of medical data. therein lies the issue that you stated innovation to the -- in relation to the tax returns. i put a lot of information out about myself. how does that impact and what if it gets hacked? it is not a fun thing to think about and it is not something that people want to happen. it would cost billions of dollars should that occur. i do not know what the health- care industry is doing. i can say that on the irs side of the house. i did speak with a couple of irs folks a defcon. we met with some folks and i have spoken with colleagues of mine. i know there are protections. one of the other administrations was hacked in the last few months. the department of navy had a bunch of social security numbers hacked and mine was one of them. if this is going to jump the fence and go into health care medical records, more needs to be done. more edu
said the agency must be allowed to use prepayments on the retirement health-care fun and allow general mail delivery on saturday. he said he thinks most people do not realize that in his words, we are 100% self-sufficient. we pay our own way. but the postal agency is losing $16 billion this year. the epa is set -- is temporarily suspending bp from new contracts with the u.s. government. two weeks ago, bp agreed to plead guilty involving -- in its involvement in the death of a love and oil workers in the oil spill in the gulf in 2010. bp also agreed to lying to congress over how much oil was spilled. defense secretary leon panetta, along with the vice president's wife, dr. khiel biden, -- jill biden, held a dedication at the vietnam memorial here in washington. it is expanding the planned scope of the center to include more recent service members. they must still raise $38 million for construction. those are some of the headlines on c-span radio on 16 bases in the united states -- on c-span radio. >> of 16 basis of states we have thousands of milton -- military schools. the average cos
companies. ferry transport is a very important element of the greek economy. in the health-care system, whatever. most of the jobs are created in small enterprises, not in the big plants. he said to me, we have one problem, we get no credit. no greek bank can give us the credit. this is the thing in spain and italy, the credit crunch is one of the biggest problems. my proposal is to go away from austerity by gaining trust by overcoming the credit crunch. and i think at the end, by helping those countries who are nevertheless under the attack of speculator. in the case of italy -- i must admit this is not possible because you need unanimity. it makes no sense that mario monti in italy wants to get a reduction of about 70 billion euros an effect in the budget, three or 4 million a year to finance the separate debt. this is a direct transfer of taxpayers' money into the pockets of speculators. i think the obstacles for the free-trade agreement are enormous. especially on the european side, in my eyes is more ideological founded than it is an expression of an approach. we have some justifi
that obama's healthcare law violates the school's religious freedom. a federal district judge rejected the claims and the fourth u.s. circuit court of appeals or read the lawsuit was premature and never dealt with the substance in the school's argument. the supreme court upheld the health care law in june. also today the court announced its leaving in place the corruption conviction of a former louisiana congressman who had many in his freezer. justices rejected without comment an appeal by the former representative william jefferson serving a 13 year term in federal prison. he was convicted in 2009 after fbi agents investigating obligation from corruption found $90,000 in cash hidden in jefferson's freezer. a federal appeals court upheld all but one of the 11 accounts on which the jury convicted jefferson. congress is back this week following last week's thanksgiving break you listen to me your bloomberg who said the damage was unprecedented, that it may be the worst storm the city has ever faced and was 10 feet, governor christie said the damage in new jersey was unthinkable when we
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